ISESCO renamed to 'Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation' ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Executive Council of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, ISESCO, has changed its name to the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation, ISWESCO, according to WAM.
Kazakh PM meets his Belarusian and Moldovan counterparts NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of the Kazakh Government Askar Mamin held bilateral meetings with prime ministers of Belarus Sergei Rumas and Moldova Ion Chicu, who had arrived in Almaty to attend the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council and the Digital Almaty forum, acdcording to primeminister.kz.
Abai’s cultural centers to be unveiled in European cities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Cultural centers dedicated to Abai are to be unveiled in two European cities of Budapest and Bratislava, Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Aktoty Raimkulova revealed at an extended session of the ministry Thursday, Kazinform reports.
PM meets with foreign experts in innovations and digitalization NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin has met with the representatives of foreign business, governmental and expert communities who had arrived in Kazakhstan for Digital Almaty: Digital Future of Global Economy forum slated for tomorrow, January 31.
175th anniversary of Abai marked in Budapest BUDAPEST. KAZINFORM In the framework of celebration of the 175th anniversary of Abai, on January 29 the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Budapest held a book and a photo exhibition devoted to Abai’s works. A delegation of the National Academic Library of Kazakhstan participated in the event.
2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships in China postponed amid coronavirus outbreak MOSCOW. KAZINFORM World Athletics, the international association of national track and field athletics federations, resolved to postpone the World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in the host nation, China.
Scientists discover antibody that can neutralize 2019-nCoV coronavirus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Chinese molecular biologists have found out that one of the antibodies discovered during the 2003 atypical pneumonia epidemic can neutralize the coronavirus that sparked the pneumonia outbreak in China and a number of other nations, says an article published in bioRxiv internet library.
Belarus government authorized to negotiate oil deliveries from Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus continues working to diversify oil purchases. Various geographical directions for importing hydrocarbon resources and various logistics options are under consideration, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.
China reports 7,711 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia, 170 deaths BEIJING. KAZINFORM Chinese health authorities announced Thursday that 7,711 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps by the end of Wednesday.
No classes for 0-9 grades at Nur-Sultan schools NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM There are no classes today, January 30, 2020, for the 0-9 grades attending the first shift at all secondary schools of the Kazakh capital die to severe frosts with mercury reading currently -29 degrees Celsius, the education department said in a statement.